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ROCKY CREEK Bounty surveys 1784-1785.

Orginally in Washington County, Rocky Creek flows into the Oconee River in North Baldwin County. In Hancock County Rocky Creek is northwest near the Baldwin County Line. The other Rocky Creek in Hancock is also know by Rock Creek and the Water Fork of Buffaloe Creek and has been described as Rocky Fork of Shoulderbone Creek. A special thanks to Mark Byington who has researched this land grants and contributed to this page. If you have additional information on these land grants please email me.

ALEXANDER, ASA. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides surveyed, on Rocky creek ford of Shoulderbone creek, survey 104. Sept. 18, 1784, p. 54. (Rocky Fork, Hancock)

ALEXANDER, JAMES. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded S. Wm. Bradley, other sides vacant. Cut by Rocky creek, survey 51. June 8, 1784, p. 28.

BARFIELD, RICHARD. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Ed. Young, E. Pitman, S. & W. Rocky creek, survey 95. Nov. 7, 1784, p. 50. (Baldwin County?)

BISHOP, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded S. Rocky creek, other sides vacant, survey 92. Nov. 3, 1784, p. 48.(Baldwin County)

BURNETT, JOHN. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Wm. Marler, E. & W. vacant, S. Jno. Roberts, on Rocky creek, survey 39. July 13, 1784, p. 22.

CLOUD, JEREMIAH. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. & W. vacant, E. Rocky creek, S. vacant, W. Bishop, survey 148. Nov. 4, 1784, p. 77. (Baldwin County)

COOK, JOHN. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant, traversed by Rocky creek, lot 646. Warrant 691. May 17, 1784. p. 218.

CUNNINGHAM, COL. JOHN. 500 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Newill, Walton, E. & S. vacant, S. Wm. Sturgeon, on Rocky creek fork of Shoulderbone creek, survey 135. Nov. 20, 1784, p. 70. (Rocky Fork, Hancock)

HARPER, ROBERT. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant. Cut by Rocky creek, a fork of Shoulderbone creek, survey 321. June 12, 1784, p. 163. (Rocky Fork, Hancock)

HEARD, JOHN. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant. Cut by Rocky creek, survey 798. June 27, 1784, p. 375.

HEARD, STEPHEN. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Rocky creek & Walker, E. Jno. Eiland, S. Perkins & Sapp, W. Rocky creek, survey 287. Nov. 10, 1784, p. 146.

HOWE, HEIRS OF LIEUT, ROBERT. 460 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant, Rocky creek, lot 957. Warrant . Nov. 28, 1784. p. 324.

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Rocky creek, W. Wm. Bishop, other sides vacant, survey 805. Nov. 4, 1784, p. 377. (Baldwin County)

KENDRICK, NATHANIEL. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded S. Rocky creek, other sides vacant, survey 362. June 14, 1784, p. 184.

MARLER, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant, on Rocky creek, survey 441. July 13, 1784, p. 224.

MATTHEWS, JAMES. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded E. Rocky creek, other sides vacant, survey 428. Nov. 5, 1784, p. 217. (Baldwin County?)

MATTHEWS, MOSES. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. & W. vacant, E. Rocky creek, S. Jas. Matthews, survey 423. Nov. 5, 1784, p. 215.(Baldwin County?)

METCALF, LIEUT. DANZA. 460 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Robt. Harper, E. & W. vacant, S. Henry's fork & Wm. Brady, on Rocky creek, survey 846. July 17, 1784, p. 391. (Rocky Fork, Hancock)

McCARTHY, DRUM MAJ. JOHN. 460 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. & W. vacant, E. Jas. Catter, S. Jos. Smith, on Rocky creek, survey 865. Jan. 3, 1785, p. 397.

McINTOSH, HEIRS OF MAJOR LACHLAN. 720 acres (on Reserve), Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant. Cut E. to W. by branch of Rocky creek, survey 391. Feb. 23, 1785, p. 198.

McLEAN, JOHN. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded S. Dill Sapp, other sides vacant, on Rocky creek, survey 422. Nov. 17, 1784, p. 214. (Baldwin County)

OFFUTT, EZEKIEL. 575 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Wm. Thompson, E. Bernard Heard, S. vacant, W. Jno. Kendall, on Rocky creek, survey 879. Nov. 15, 1784, p. 403.

PERKINS, PETER. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Rocky creek, E. Wm. Wilder, S. vacant, W. Wm. Johnston, survey 492. Nov. 7, 1784, p. 248. (Baldwin County)

RAY, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded W. Geo. Wyche, other sides vacant, on Rocky creek, survey 901. Nov. 11, 1784, p. 409.

SAPP, DILL. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co. (2), bounded N. & E. vacant, S. Rocky creek and Jeremiah Cloud, W. Joseph Walker, survey 582. Nov. 7, 1784, p. 293. (Baldwin County)

SHEFTALL, MORDECAI. 1,150 (on reserve), Washington Co., bounded all sides vacant. Cut N. W. to S. E. by Rocky creek, survey 581. Nov. 15, 1784, p. 293

SMART, ROBERT. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded S. Wm. Morgan, other sides vacant, on Rocky creek, survey 535. April 7, 1785, p. 270.

THOMPSON, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Benj. Wells, Jr., E. Thos. Kelley, S. estate of Offutt, W. Benj. Knuckles. On Rocky creek, survey 604, Nov. 13, 1784, p. 304.

WHATLEY, WALTON. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Jno. Golson, E. vacant, S. Wm. Mayo, W. Tucker. Cut by Rocky creek, survey 431. July 14, 1784. Warrant 2510, p. 144. (Baldwin County?)

WILDER, WILLIAM. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. & W. vacant, E. Lawson, S. York. Cut N. & S. by Rocky creek, survey 644. Nov. 8, 1784, p. 323. (Baldwin County)

WOOTEN, THOMAS. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. Rocky creek, E. Daniel Young, S. Peter Perkins, W. Wilder & Yorke, survey 646. May 12, 1785, p. 324. (Baldwin County)

YORK, JAMES. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. & W. Rocky creek, E. vacant, S. Wm. Wilder, survey 675. Nov. 5, 1784, p. 333. (Baldwin County)

YOUNG, DANIEL. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co., bounded N. William Johnston, E. & S. vacant, W. Walker, on Rocky creek, survey 673. Nov. 4, 1784, p. 333. (Baldwin County)

YOUNG, EDWARD. 2871/2 acres, Washington Co, bounded N. & W. vacant, E. Rocky creek, S. Matthews, survey 670. Nov. 4, 1784, p. 332. (Baldwin County?)
 

Source - THE LE CONTE LIST.  BOUNTY SURVEYS RECORDED BY THE SURVEYOR GENERAL AND
PRESERVED IN THE OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE,  ATLANTA, GA. Copied 1911, by Wm. L. Le Conte and Presented to the State.
Georgia's roster of the Revolution / compiled by Lucian Lamar Knight, State historian and director of the Dept. of Archives and History
Eileen B. McAdams copyright 2004
 

Eileen Babb McAdams copyright 2004